04/18/2016 3:06PM

One-turn mile should hit Always Sarah between the eyes

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OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Trainer Jim Ryerson was just as surprised as everybody else when Always Sarah returned from an eight-month layoff to win a six-furlong maiden race Feb. 11 as the longest shot in a five-horse field. Ryerson’s surprised reaction was not because he didn’t think the filly had talent but because he thought she would prefer going a longer distance.